OIV: Current state of the global wine industry. Paris, October 24
The report covers the vitivinicultural production potential, areas under vines, global wine production and consumption, and wine import and export volumes. Thus:
Very low production in Europe: production levels were at a historic low in Italy (39.3 mhl), France (36.7 mhl) and Spain (33.5 mhl).
Germany (8.1 mhl) also recorded low production.
Portugal (6.6 mhl), Romania (5.3 mhl), Hungary (2.9 mhl) and Austria (2.4 mhl) were the only countries to see a rise compared with 2016.
An even higher level of production was recorded in the United States (23.3 mhl).
South Africa (10.8 mhl) maintained its level of production.
In South America, production increased compared with the low levels of 2016, particularly in Argentina (11.8 mhl) and Brazil (3.4 mhl). In Chile (9.5 mhl), vinified production remained low.
Australian production (13.9 mhl) grew and New Zealand production (2.9 mhl) maintained a very good level despite a slight decline.
Further details: OIV Press Release October 2017
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Source: APEV Romania